Connect Online Access for Charlotte Huck's Children's Literature: A Brief Guide

© 2019
by Barbara Kiefer, Cynthia Tyson

3rd Edition Electronic book text
9781260130492 1260130495
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Now in its 3rd edition, Charlotte Huck's Children's Literature: A Brief Guide, provides essential information for designing pre-K-to-8 literature programs. Expertly designed in a vibrant, full-color format, this streamlined text has a strong emphasis on researching, evaluating, and implementing quality books in the classroom, the critical skills needed to search for and select literature. Kiefer's guide gives readers the tools they need to evaluate books, create curriculum, and foster a lifelong love of reading for students.

Part One: Learning About Books and Children
Chapter 1:  Knowing Children's Literature 
Chapter 2:  Understanding Children's Responses to Literature 

Part Two:  Exploring Genres in Children's Books 
Chapter 3: Picturebooks 
Chapter 4: Traditional Literature 
Chapter 5:  Modern Fantasy 
Chapter 6: Poetry 
Chapter 7: Contemporary Realistic Fiction 
Chapter 8: Historical Fiction 
Chapter 9:  Nonfiction 
Chapter 10:  Biography 

Part Three: The Literature Program Across the Curriculum 
Chapter 11:  Planning the Literature Program 

Appendix A:  Children's Book Awards 
Appendix B:  Book Selection Aids 
Author, Illustrator, Title Index 
Subject Index
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